The Joker News 200 system was designed specifically for the fast pace and quick set ups of news coverage. The ultra fast re-strike lamp starter assures quiet and immediate lamp ignition and re-ignition. This innovative fixture has retained the qualities of the Joker-bug system, offering two fixtures in one: an Omni-directional fixture and a directional focus-able open face Flood.
The Joker News 200 requires virtually no set up time, the focusing of the parabolic reflector changes the beam pattern from Spot to Flood in a 3 to 1 ratio, achieving beam angles from 16 to 45 degrees. Used without optics (News Beamer detached) the Joker News becomes a Bug-Lite. This very open source is ideal to fill evenly a Lightbank or a Lantern making it the perfect light for interviews. Its lightweight allows it to hang safely at the end of a boom arm.
The system will travel and operate in 110 and 240Volt environments as well as 28.8 (2x 14.4 camera batteries) and 30 Volt.
Lamp Housing: Aluminum casting, high temperature black epoxy, striker compartment is light gray epoxy.
NEWS BEAMER: Solid one piece machined aluminum with replaceable ears. Clear anodized. Focusing by very short radial action. Integrated design.
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